Inspired by le Mois de la Photo held in Paris annually, Photomonth is happening in venues across east London running into November. The event, which aims to focus on photography as an important art form and powerful tool for contemporary […]
a-n Magazine 2002 November - a-n The Artists Information Company
An impressive band of forty artists and makers will be presenting their wares to the arts community and general public over the 23 and 24 November, in the annual Lime Street Studio Open. This, the largest and longest-standing studio group […]
Valerie Coffin Price reports from Est-Nord-Est, an artist-led centre in Quebec, Canada.
For the last five years I have painted cowboys, explorers and criminals – men seeking liberation outside the laws and limits of society in dangerous, exhilarating places.
The £15,000 first prize in the Singer and Friedlander/Sunday Times Watercolour competition has gone to Paul Emsley for his painting Rhinoceros. The Young Artist Award, worth £5,000 to the most impressive watercolour by an artist under twenty-five, went to Nicholas […]
In conjunction with London Arts, Space offers two Cultural Diversity Awards annually, consisting of a year’s free studio space at Space Place in London and an exhibition at the end of this period. Carolina Caycedo received an award last February. […]
Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham 7 September – 2 November
The Arts Council of England (ACE) has issued new guidance for artists and arts organisations working with children or vulnerable adults. This move is in response to the requirement of the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) for an enhanced […]
In January 2002 Adrain Hart won Artsway’s ‘Animal’ open exhibition. His prize was a solo show to be held at Artsway that following June. He says: “Using lens-based media and elements of live art I continued my research into notions […]
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London 14 September – 19 October
A three-year programme made up of five parts, the Water Project is taking place in London, Kyoto and Toyota between 2002-2005 and comprises exhibitions, seminars, community events and educational activities. The project commenced in August with the Through Flow seminars […]
Based at Toynbee studios in east London, Artsadmin runs a range of programmes designed to support artists working in live art, performance, time-based media and interdisciplinary arts. A free information service provides advice about sources of funding and appropriate curators […]
Sally O’Reilly pursues the free-for-all ethos of gaming.
Derek Mawudoku graduated from Goldsmith’s college in the late 1980s and works as a printmaker producing black and white monotypes. In 2001 he received a project grant from the Rootstein Hopkins Foundation and used the money to organise a solo […]
Cube, Manchester 11 September – 2 November
The master of Hollywood remakes and literary allusion, Douglas Gordon, talks through his career development with Morgan Falconer.
I started using encaustics because I was looking for a way to trap marks beneath thick translucent layers of paint, without having to rely on the largely plastic and unnatural qualities of acrylic.
Wrexham Arts Centre, Wrexham 14 September – 26 October
Fiona Rutherford rounds up what’s been happening with this artist-led textile group currently celebrating its ruby anniversary.
The University of Gloucestershire and The Jerwood Charitable Foundation recently announced the winners of this year’s Jerwood Drawing Prize, selected from a severty-five strong shortlist. First prize of £5,000 went to Adam Dant, second prize of £3,000 to Ansel Krut […]
Site-specificity and community involvement might be buzzwords for attracting funding bodies, but they are no guarantee of project success. Emma Safe visited Swansea for this year’s Locws2 to find out how they tackled some of the issues.
The Crafts Council is commissioning a substantial new socio-economic survey of makers in England and Wales, to find out about their working lives, professional development needs and their attitudes to bodies such as the Crafts Council. This new survey will […]
Emilia Telese reports from the ‘screaming independent art scene’ in Tuscany.
A major review of the legal and regulatory framework for charities and not-for-profit sector has led to proposals for comprehensive reform. Published by the Strategy Unit of the Government’s Cabinet Office in a consultation document entitled Private Action, Public Benefit, […]